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Heuvelton in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Ogdensburg Agreement

 
 
The Ogdensburg Agreement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
1. The Ogdensburg Agreement Marker
Inscription. In Heuvelton at a railway siding the night of August 17, 1940, Pres. Roosevelt and Prime Minister King discussed mutual problems and created a permanent joint board on defense known as the Ogdensburg Agreement.
 
Erected by Heuvelton Lions Club.
 
Location. 44° 37.144′ N, 75° 24.516′ W. Marker is in Heuvelton, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (New York State Route 812) and Justina Street, on the right when traveling north on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 State Street, Heuvelton NY 13654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Township of Oswegatchie World War II Roll of Honor (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Veterans of the American War of Independence (approx. 5.8 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Francis Findlay Hanbidge (approx. 5.9 miles away); Federal Building (United States Courthouse) (approx. 6.7 miles away); John Fine (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Regarding The Ogdensburg Agreement.
Marker at Oswegatchie Town Offices image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 29, 2015
2. Marker at Oswegatchie Town Offices
Marker at left of the entrance.
From Heuvelton, the railroad ran north to Ogdensburg and south to De Kalb Junction. It has long been abandoned. It was part of the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad, later the New York Central. The last operator of this section was the Ontario Eastern Railroad.
 
Also see . . .  Ogdensburg Agreement - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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